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Anne Lawson

Employee Benefits Consultant


Chartered Financial Adviser and Fellow of the Personal Finance Society (PFS), Anne Lawson joined the Acumen Employee Benefits team in Aberdeen in January 2019.

Beginning her career in employee benefits almost 30 years ago, Anne is a Chartered Manager and holds an MCMI qualification. She specialises in Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) exercises, mergers and acquisitions, and flex benefits.

In her spare time, Anne enjoys spending time with her husband and her two children when they get a break from their university studies. She also loves gardening – specialising in breeding lilies and growing chillies – cooking, and football plays a significant role in her life.

What do you like most about working at Acumen Financial Planning?

“The company ethos and their values – a company you could be proud to say you worked for.”

What has been your proudest career achievement to date?

“Winning ‘Professional Pensions Pension Adviser of the Year’ and receiving an award from AWD as one of the five most influential employees in UK business in their 21-year history at the 21st-anniversary celebrations.”

Tell us one thing that people would be surprised to find out about you.

“A football scout tried to sign me on an ‘S Form’ when I was younger thinking I was a boy!”

What’s the best advice you’ve ever received?

“It’s not a dress rehearsal. Make the most of every day.”